continuous improvement specialist resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Industrial Engineer with Six Sigma Green Belt Certified and experience in Continuous Improvement and Quality fields, looking forward to enhance skills, while making positive contribution to the organization.
  • FMEA 
  • DMAIC 
  • 5 Why 
  • 5S 
  • Value Stream Mapping 
  • Kanban 
  • Root cause Analysis 
  • SPC, Gage R&R, Cpk
  •  PPAP, Bill of Materials
  • Minitab
  • Advanced MS-Excel (solver) & PowerPoint
  • Auto CAD, CATIA
  •  ARENA
  • Visio
Work History
2017 to 04/2017 Continuous Improvement Specialist Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. | Fair Lawn, NJ,
  • Performed time studies for the operations involved in IWC & Foam Encase line, measured downtime and proper utilization of man power. Implemented Jigs to reduce the cycle time and improve the Quality.
  • Designed process layout for Mattress Building line to reduce the waiting time of operators by 12% and increased the production rate of the line by 10%.
  • Planned the working procedure for customizable machine to increase production rate by 17%.
  • Created Value Stream mapping for the complete Product line. Identified and eliminated non-value added activities in the line by 5%. Introduced the Pull system and ensured that the flow is matching with the Takt time.
  • Setting up an Automatic replenishment system to supply daily production needs by using Kanban System.
  • Conducted observations for 8 lean wastes in the process to reduce the lead time and implemented 5 S and 5 Why's to solve the problems in the process.

05/2014 to 06/2015 Quality Engineer General Electric | Victorville, , India
  • Performed and directed in-process inspections GO, NOGO, Gage R&R, and process capability studies to assure process conformance and have reduced the non-conformance cost up to 5%.
  • Conducted Root cause analysis using FMEA, PFMEA, 5-Why's and implement corrective and preventive actions.
  • Working experience with ISO 9001 QMS, TS16949 procedures and Created Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all manufacturing processes and supported PPAP documentation.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement initiatives and risk analysis using Lean Six Sigma methodologies and worked with Quality Improvement tools CAPA, PDCA, TQM, 5S, Kanban, VSM and control charts. Worked with the MRP and BOM to optimize the inventory.
  • Implemented and maintain quality inspection plans for assembly. Develop, Edit and Recommend improvements to process, Control Plans, and Process Flows.
09/2016 to 11/2016 Quality Engineer - Intern Rapid Global Business Solutions, Inc | New Berlin, WI,
  • Performed time studies for Continuous Improvement of various operations.
  • Documentation of data for statistical analysis and implemented 5 Why's and PFMEA to solve the recurring Quality problems.
  • Implemented standardized work procedures by preparing work manuals to operators.
  • Possesses sound knowledge of PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) documentation Supplier process sign off and readiness verification i.e. complete tooled up and approval of supplier PPAP.
Expected in 2017 Master of Science | Industrial Engineering Wayne State University, Detroit, MI GPA:
GPA: 3.67
Expected in 2014 Bachelor of Science | Mechanical Engineering Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India, GPA:
GPA: 3.3

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School Attended

  • Wayne State University
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University

Job Titles Held:

  • Continuous Improvement Specialist
  • Quality Engineer
  • Quality Engineer - Intern


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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